IC7 – Update on Clinical Trials TKI Precision Oncology and Beyond

Friday, July 28 2:10 – 3:30 pm Room: Lewis (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Lori Wirth Modern review of chemotherapeutic options and clinical trials for advanced thyroid cancer. Focused precision personalized oncologic treatment for advanced thyroid cancer.

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IC9 – Micropapillary Thyroid Cancer: Observe or Treat

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Otis (Lobby Level) Moderator: Mike Tuttle Incidence of papillary micro CA, should it really be called papillary microtumor, practical management issues.

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IC10 – Techniques and Tips in Avoiding Complications in Thyroid Surgery

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Stone (Lobby Level) Moderator: Peter Angelos Techniques and tips for preserving parathyroid glands, RLN, superior laryngeal nerve and avoiding hematomas, etc.

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IC11 – Diagnostic and Predictive Uses of Molecular Analysis in Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Webster (Lobby Level) Moderator: Matthew Ringel State-of-the-art molecular analysis for preoperative evaluation FNA.

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IC12 – Office US in differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Pre-Operative Staging and Post-Operative Follow-Up

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Carlton (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Susan Mandel Evaluation of cervical LN pre-op: which need FNA prior to initial surgery? And US in the follow-up after initial therapy, concentrating on detecting recurrent disease.

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IC13 – Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Approaches: Technique and Patient Selection and their Global Differences

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Griffin (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Emad Kandil Robotic and Endoscopic surgery: indications, techniques and applications.

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IC14 – Techniques and Tips for Achieving a Safe and Effective Revision Surgery for Recurrent/Persistent Neck Disease

Friday, July 28 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Lewis (Harbourwing – Conference Level) Moderator: Ashok Shaha Surgical techniques and tips that maximize removal of persistent disease while minimizing complications.

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IC15 – Management of the Airway in Locally Invasive Thyroid Cancer: When to Scrape, When to resect

Saturday, July 29 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Hancock (Lobby Level) Moderator: Dana Hartl Surgical management of thyroid cancer adherent to, or invading the airway.

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IC16 – Initial Staging and Management of MCT (Basic Primer in Management of MTC)

Saturday, July 29 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Otis (Lobby Level) Moderator: Rich Wong Focus on medullary thyroid cancer and the extent of staging based on pre-op calcitonin/CEA.  What should the initial surgery be and the initial lymph node dissection?  What about EBRT in patients with extensive LN involvement.

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IC17B– Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Long-term follow-up after initial therapy – Which tests? How often? How long?

Saturday, July 29 4:30 – 6:00 pm Room: Stone (Lobby Level) Moderator: Wendy Sacks Review the proper follow up of DTC patients after thyroidectomy: US, Suppressed Tg, stim Tg, other cross sectional imaging.  How does this evaluation change over time? 

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